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Shift – WinMo Puzzle Game Written For Android

For those of you who may remember Shift - a Windows Mobile puzzle game, it's now available on Android, courtesy of XDA forum member mr_deimos. Shift was originally written for Winmo by XDA member Mollusk, and involves moving blocks around to form groups of 3 blocks or more to make them disappear. mr_deimos waited so long...

SMS – Show Sent Time For Galaxy S i9000

If you're fed up with your SMS's showing the received time when they arrive on your phone and want to know the original sent time by the sender, there is a fix for this. For JPX and JPY firmwares, XDA forum member ykk_five has made an app that fixes the problem - so futures messages will...

Ditch Your TV with TV Shows Stream for Android

It looks like as our devices become more powerful, they get the ability to incorporate activities performed by other pieces of equipment. Watching TV on your devices has been a paramount piece of development for several different OS (started on WM and bled onto Android). XDA member KuRouZu has released TV Show Stream, which is...

HTC Mecha RUU Leaked!

It really didn't take too long, did it? XDA members and hackers are known for coming back with tons of goodies from shows like CES, which is taking place in Vegas as we speak. In this case, XDA member TMartin03 has linked us to the RUU for the upcoming HTC Mecha aka Thunderbolt aka Incredible...

Nook Color Gets Ubuntu!

As we got tablets floating around in our forums, it is only natural that people will look at them and say "hmm.... what if we try and make this one better?" XDA member devastatorx has prepared a guide to allow users to run Ubuntu on the Nook Color. The devices like tablets should be ideal...

Battery Comparison Between Kernels in a Rom From An Engineer’s Perspective

While this is a bit uncommon, we will be talking about a post in a particular thread rather than the whole thread itself. This post reminded us about the proper way of providing feedback on things as important as battery life. A sole post saying "battery life on rom xyz sucks" isn't really going to...

Android Game: Zombie Run!

Like we saw the other day with PacMap, games are being made that use your location and map. Much like PacMap, XDA member samrat_naresh has posted "Zombie Run!" which is a game that uses your location and places zombies around you which you have to run away from. Its an interesting concept that we...

Android App – Custom Clock Widget

Custom clock widget is a great widget customizer that allows you to add whatever you want to create your own custom clock. XDA member Unconn developed the widget, it is a great looking and simple widget that has many ways to style it to your liking. It allows you to customize the following features. Choose your...

CyanogenMod for the EVO Finally Gets WiMax!

You guys waited for it, and while it is still a work in progress, CM lovers will finally get a chance to use their favorite roms in the way the EVO was meant to be used.... with 4G speeds. XDA member Shinzul just posted that the first available alpha of the work him and XDA...

Universal Unrooting Technique

You have seen many guides go through our Portal that deal with the fabulous rooting process for Android devices, which allows owners to play freely with their devices without constrains from carriers or manufacturers. But what happens when your device breaks? Do you take it to the shop? And when you do, the first this that...

Answer and End Calls Using the Nexus One Trackball

Although the Google Nexus One has been available since June January 2010, and many new phone models have been released since then, the development community is still very active. This hack, made by XDA member Nushio, is another example of that: it allows you to answer and end calls with a simple click on the trackball. It also...

CHTSLoco – Shows Location in CHT for WM

XDA member MichelDiamond presents this interesting add on for your Windows Mobile device that will let you have your updated GPS location in Cookie Home Tab 2 by detecting via GSM-CellTowers. This probably will be on your device already but if  it´s not, it is worth to have. The developer mentions that no additional battery...